MRUC elects Pratap Pawar as its chairman

Pratap Pawar, chairman, Sakal Media, has been unanimously chosen as chairman of Media Research Users Council (MRUC) at its board meeting and 25th Annual General Meeting, which was hosted in Mumbai, on 4 September, 2019.

11 Sep 2019 | By Sriraam Selvam

Pratap Pawar, chairman of Sakal Media

Speaking about his election, Pawar said, “I thank Ashish Bhasin for his immense contribution to the growth of the Council and the IRS in particular. I assure the stakeholders of MRUC that together we will indeed take IRS to new heights and provide the industry with a more robust, reliable and accurate study. We will continue with our all-inclusive and democratic approach to address industry concerns and provide acceptable solutions which will help the industry make effective business decisions.”

2014 Padmashree award recipient, Pawar is an engineer from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, and been on the board of Sakal group since 1985. He has been president of the INS as well as ILNA in the recent past.

He takes over from Ashish Bhasin, CEO – Greater South and chairman and CEO – India, Dentsu Aegis Network. Meanwhile, Shashi Sinha, CEO IPG Media Brands will serve as the vice-chairman of the Council.

(This story was first published by Campaign India)